Alireza Behnam

Rookie - 0 Points (1973 / Tehran)

Hanging From The Trees Of Babylon - Poem by Alireza Behnam

At the end
Ill come down
in my a thousand years form
hanging from the towers of Cheghazanbil
and there is something within me
which throws language to the battlements of the tower
you will praise me
that’s clear
in form of an oldman
hanging from the trees of Babylon
Athennes will rise within me
and Paris
and Perspolis
and many many languages
Cut me to pieces!
every piece will come as a word
and will encircle your eyes
Hurray is within me
and rising of the language beyond Pluto
and Arthemis`s herd
and rebellion of disobedient words
the whole are within me
and I,
in my a thousand years form
will be thrown
from the virgins painted on temples walls
to the shadows emerging from your computer
and being thrown is within me
ask me!
ask me about the future
Ill reply in Babylonian

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 1, 2005



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